Member Benefits

AHEAD membership is an essential tool for anyone working to foster equitable, accessible higher education environments for individuals with disabilities. Its unparalleled  resources,  especially the network of colleagues you'll both learn from and support, are not available through any other professional affiliation. A few highlights: 

  • Access to AHEAD's  Member-only Communities for discussion and resource sharing with over 5,000 professional peers... check-in on current practice, legal compliance, and innovative approaches to issues that disability service professionals handle daily  

    • Professional consultation, information, and referral services

    • Significant discounts on all professional development events and resources, including
      • AHEAD’s annual conference, Equity & Excellence: Access in Higher Education
      • Management Institutes, two-day in-depth professional development workshops
      • The Next Chapter: Master Classes for Seasoned Professionals, comprehensive classes intended for those with significant experience in disability services
      • The AHEAD Start Academy, a three-day foundational training for those newer to the field
      • Fall and Spring webinars on current topics of importance to access in higher education and creating accessible information and technology systems on campus
      • Publications
      • Video recordings of conference sessions

    • Subscription to AHEAD’s online newsletter, the HUB